The Consortium serves as the grant recipient and administrative entity and fiscally liable party for all Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding allocated to the Greater Peninsula Local Workforce Development Area. In this capacity it is also responsible for appointing nominees to serve on the Greater Peninsula Workforce Development Board, approving budgets for carrying out all WIOA funded program activities and all eligible training providers, conducting, in collaboration with the Greater Peninsula Workforce Development Board comprehensive oversight of all WIOA funded operations, and ensuring that system partnerships are functioning effectively.
In this last capacity, the Consortium plays an important role in providing administrative support and technical assistance for WIOA funded services delivered through the local One-Stop service delivery system and contracted Youth Programs. Additionally, the Consortium seeks out other state and federal workforce grants, serves as a liaison with state and federal officials relative to WIOA matters, and keeps local elected officials and members of the Board apprised of any new legislative or regulatory matters that may affect the WIOA Program.
Representatives of Local Government
The Honorable Phillip N. Bazzani
Gloucester County Board of Supervisors
The Honorable Benny Zhang
Councilman, City of Williamsburg
The Honorable Herbert R. Green, Jr.
Councilman, City of Poquoson
The Honorable Jeffrey Wassmer
York County Board of Supervisors
The Honorable James “Jimmy” Gray
Councilman, City of Hampton
The Honorable Tina Vick
Vice Mayor, City of Newport News
The Honorable James Icenhour
James City County Board of Supervisors